Karl Heyer IV

Managing Member, R, MBA, BIC

Karl Heyer IV is the managing member of Heyer & Associates. Karl has been actively involved in real estate devel­opment for more than 25 years. His experience includes new business development, project feasibility, new product sales and marketing, with a specialization in high-rise luxury real estate sales and marketing in Honolulu. His knowledge of inventory, economic conditions, and historical perspective combine for a unique understanding of the marketplace and the forces driving it.

Karl’s ex­pertise lies in his ability to convey comprehensive financial and sales strategies to developers by offering guidance from pre-development by assisting in feasibility studies and market analyses.  From his distinguished devel­opment experience with successful projects he is able to provide financial models, and marketing insights, into site selection, design concepts, buyer profiling, and pricing.

His distinct experience provides Karl with the ability to coalesce the diverse requirements of govern­ment, legal, lending, design, construction, marketing and sales into cash flow pro-forma accurately to model the development process.

Karl Heyer IV was born and raised in Hawaii and is an alumni of Punahou School. Karl holds his Bachelor of Science Business Administration degree from the University of Southern California. Karl received an MBA from Chaminade University of Honolulu.

Jeanne K.O. Murata

Principal Broker, Senior Project Manager, R

Jeanne Murata is the Principal Broker and Senior Project Manager for Heyer & Associates.

In her dual roles,  Jeanne lends her extensive expertise to leading residential, resort and commercial developers while working closely with all members of each project development teams, including planners, architects, sales and marketing professionals and legal counsel. Throughout her career, Jeanne has overseen the closing of over 4000 residences.

Jeanne is also responsible for the oversight for all brokerage operations, as Principal Broker.

Prior to joining Heyer & Associates in 2005, Jeanne managed the real property division for The Harry and Jeannette Weinberg Foundation and its affiliates, consisting of approximately 292 properties throughout the Hawaiian Islands,  generating over $40 million in annual lease revenue.

Additionally, Jeanne served as Vice President, Principal Broker and Asset Manager, in charge of sales and acquisitions for the Stone and Ko Olina Companies, developers of the Ko Olina Resort.  During her term she closed over $500 million in resort, hotel and project transactions. Today, Ko Olina is one of Hawaii’s premier destination resorts, featuring high-end hotels and commercial projects.

Jeanne was born and raised in Hawaii, and is a graduate of the University of Hawaii at Manoa.  She is fluent in both the English and Japanese languages.

Donald “Matt” Pakkala

International Sales Specialist, RA

Matthew Pakkala has been with Heyer & Associates since 2004 where he brings his wide-ranging knowledge to the company as co-director of sales for Park Lane Ala Moana and ONE Ala Moana, which sold out in 48 hours.

Building on his expertise of the Japan market, Matthew has interviewed more than 200 individuals, either current owners of ONE Ala Moana or prospective Park Lane buyers, from Japan. These meetings resulted in unique design and amenity features being built into the Park Lane project.

Matthew also has a distinguished golf career, turning professional in 1995. He focused on high-end facility development, teaching and playing. He was instrumental in opening the Kukio Golf & Beach Club located on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Matthew grew up in Tucson, Arizona where he attended the University of Arizona.

Hisako Frolich

Broker Emeritus, R

Hisako Frohlich was born and raised in Japan. Educated both in the United States and Japan, her bi-cultural heritage and experience are invaluable across a myriad of projects at the company.

Walter Guild

Senior Projects Leader, RA

Walter Guild has been with Heyer & Associates for over 15 years and worked on prestigious projects such as Park Lane Ala Moana, One Ala Moana, Pacifica Honolulu, Capitol Place, Hokua, and Royal Sea Cliffs. He attended Punahou School, Orange Coast College, CA, and University of Hawaii Manoa where he played football. Walter is also a  canoe paddler and eight-time world champion Molokai to Oahu participant.

Rosalia Chan

Senior Project Leader, R

Rosalia Chan currently works as a Senior Project leader for The Collection. Her project experience includes Waihonua at Kewalo, Pacifica Honolulu, Capitol Place and Hokua at 1288 Ala Moana. Having retired from her medical practice, she moved to Honolulu, Hawaii in 1988. Rosalia is bilingual in English and Chinese.

Tammie Ackerman

Property Management Director, RA

Tammie Ackerman joined Heyer & Associates in 2007 to assist in the property management division. Her previous employment in promotions and office management, as well as her business degree in marketing, has helped her in the daily dealings with tenants and prop­erty owners.

Susan Cadabes

Escrow Closing Coordinator, RA

Having joined the company in 2007, Susan Cadabes brings more than 29 years of combined real estate and escrow experience to Heyer & Associates. Born and raised in Hong Kong, she’s fluent in Cantonese and Tagalog and specializes in condominium projects.